5 Festive Things to do at Christmas in Orlando

Things to do at Christmas in Orlando – it’s the most wonderful time of the year!  We love Christmas and love all the fabulous festive things to do in Orlando at Christmas!

Here are some suggestions for what’s on at Christmas in Orlando this year.


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Eola Wonderland Christmas Tree Show

Lake Eola, Eola Drive & Central Boulevard, Downtown Orlando

What could possibly put you in the Christmas mood more than a giant Christmas Tree light reveal? You are in for an absolute festive treat at Eola Wonderland Christmas Tree Show.

“Enjoy the Lake Eola Wonderland Christmas Tree Show when you see this huge 18-meter-tall Christmas tree turn on its lights that twinkle in sync with the music. After the tree is officially lit, the Christmas Tree Show will play each night at Lake Eola Park starting at 5:45 p.m. each hour until 9:45 p.m.    This tree is adorned with 2,000 ornaments and 200 pounds in lights and the lights will musically sync with the lights at the Lake Eola fountain and will provide precise animation during the shows.”


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Annual Winter Park Christmas Parade

Park Avenue & W New England Avenue, Winter Park, FL 32789

This year is the 70th anniversary of the Annual Winter Park Christmas Parade and so promises to be a super special festive event.

“The Winter Park Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 70th annual Winter Park Ye Olde Hometown Christmas Parade. The event has been held each December for more than 65 years, making it the oldest continuous holiday parade in Central Florida. Over 80 organizations that participate, including marching bands, local police and fire departments, scouting groups, local dignitaries and, of course, Santa Claus.”


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Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail

1486 Buena Vista Dr, Orlando, FL 32830

The magic of Disney and the magic of Christmas combine at the Disney Springs Christmas Tree Trail.

“From November 11 through December 30, 2022, discover a collection of elaborately decorated Christmas trees throughout Disney Springs. Enjoy a festive exploration as you encounter 20 themed Christmas trees! During your stroll, you’ll find Christmas Trees celebrating some Disney, Pixar, Star Wars and Super Hero favorites.”


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Festive Trees at the Orlando Museum of Art

2416 N Mills Ave, Orlando, FL 32803

The beautiful Festive Trees return to Orlando Museum of Art – The sparkling ambiance, smiling faces, and bright energy at the Festival of Trees is sure to spark festive spirit in everyone!

“Presented by the Council of 101, the anticipated event celebrates the many blessings given during the holidays with the theme “Gifts of the Season.” Orlando Health returns as the platinum presenting sponsor. Strolling through the museum gallery, guests will be transported to a time of old-fashioned holiday gatherings. Elegance will be on full display while guests truly embrace the reason for the season. Gifts of the Season celebrates the gifts of time, talent, and heart from the Central Florida community.”


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Legoland’s Christmas Bricktacular

1 Legoland Way Winter Haven FL 33884

Legoland is an amazing place to visit at anytime of year… but just imagine the magic at Christmas time! Check out Legoland’s Christmas Bricktacular.

“There is no better time to add a little LEGO magic to your family vacation and build memories + traditions to last a lifetime. Visit the Holiday Village Postal Service to send your letters to LEGO Santa, Rock around the giant LEGO tree to holiday tunes, Take “elfies” with your favorite holiday LEGO Characters, and don’t miss ringing in the new year with colorful bursts of LEGO bricks fireworks over Lake Eloise at an earlier, kid-friendly, celebration time.”


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